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2D Computer Aided Design (Level 3 Award)


Course Overview

This scheme has been produced in association with producers of Computer Aided Design software, such as Autodesk, the producers of AutoCAD and is a natural progression from 2D drafting.
Suitable for those involved in engineering, architecture, product design, land surveying, graphic design, concept simulation, etc….

The scheme aims to enable candidates to:
• Apply appropriate commands to set the 3D modelling environment
• Create and use working planes at any required position/attitude within 3D Space
• Define and use co-ordinate points at any position within 3D Space
• Apply appropriate commands to construct the whole or part of a 3D model using the best available method - surface or solid modelling
• Apply appropriate commands to modify 3D solid objects
• Apply appropriate commands to perform 3D operations on existing objects
• Apply appropriate commands to manipulate a 3D model
• Apply appropriate commands to view 3D model in a variety of display formats
• Print/plot/export 3D models

Candidate eligibility
The selection of candidates is at the discretion of the centre, however it will be advantageous for candidates to have some experience of CAD and of 3-dimensional co-ordinate systems
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    31 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2021

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates
  • Full tuition fee £ 144
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Understanding of coordinate systems, Computer literate, Previous drawing experience


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